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Swapping phone modules to go live with Project Ara

Swap in a camera, swap out music speakers, and extra battery packs, and how about fitting a better display… Modular phone blocks becoming a working system? Who would have thought it? We first gazed in (disbelieving) curiosity at the concept of phone blocks back in September 2013, and then heard…

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Connected Cycle pedal - anti-theft and pro-stats

We like to cover cycling devices on Gadget Master, so how about this prospective Connected Cycle pedal? It is described as “the first connected pedal” no less, by its Paris-based inventors. As well as being an anti-theft device – the bike owner is notified when the bike is moved…

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The weird and the wonderful world of CES 2015

I must do a quick roundup of some of the weird and wonderful gadgets and technology being showcased at CES 2015, currently underway in Las Vegas How about the Android oven (see right) that accepts remote smartphone control? Dacor embedded an Android display in the Dacor Discovery IQ Wall Oven…

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Most read Gadget Master posts in 2014

Here’s a Gadget Master Top Ten, but let’s ring in a change to mark December – let’s take a look at the year as a whole, to see the most popular posts of 2014…

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Make a hoverboard

IMHO, many leaf blowers get used to blow litter and leaves into the street, where it becomes somebody-else’s-problem…

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DIY surface-mount

Who said surface mount was the end of DIY electronics? Well, the teeny tiny parts mean it is for a lot of people, but not for Brian Dorey. Who has made his own pick and place machine…. Now that is what I call a challenge. Read all about it on…

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